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Jan 22, 2013 5:30pm PST
captioning sponsored by macneil/lehrer productions >> brown: the first working day of president obama's second term began with an inter-faith prayer service at washington's national cathedral. good evening. i'm jeffrey brown. >> ifill: and i'm gwen ifill. on the newshour tonight, what's ahead for the next four years? we explore the vision and the agda laid out in the president's inaugural address. >> brown: then, from tel aviv, margaret warner reports on the israeli elections, as prime minister benjamin netanyahu's party was on track to stay in power by a narrow margin. netanyahu tries to put together, it's sure to include new faces and new agendas that will influence the country. >> ifill: we examine a new study on concussions, showing the impact of hard hits on the brains of living but retired n.f.l. players. >> i go through stages where i think how come i can't remember that and i always wondered are these age-related or are they conclusion related? >> brown: and we mark the 40th anniversary of the "roe v. wade" decision by the supreme court, with a look at the strategies of
PBS
Jan 24, 2013 10:00pm PST
gwen ifill. >> brown: and i'm jeffrey brown. on the "newshour" tonight, we examine the historic move, which opens more than 200,000 jobs to women. >> ifill: then, we turn to u.s. foreign policy, as confirmation hearings begin for secretary of state nominee john kerry, two forr national secury advisers stephen hadley and zbigniew brzezinski weigh in. >> brown: paul solman looks at china's fast growing economy and asks, is it headed for a crash? >> wages are rising for the burgeoning middle class, but for hardscrabble factory workers: mounting protests against unlivable wages and working conditions. >> ifill: and vice president joe biden hangs out with hari sreenivasan on google plus to talk about gun violence. >> make your voices heard. this town listens when people rise up and speak. >> ifill: that's all ahead on tonight's "newshour." >> major funding for the pbs newshour has been provided by: >> and by the alfred p. sloan foundation. supporting science, technology, and improved economic performance and financial literacy in the 21st century. >> and with the ongoing support of these
PBS
Jan 21, 2013 5:30pm PST
. good evening. i'm gwen ifill. >> brown: and i'm jeffrey brown. we devote tonight's newshour to the 57th inauguration. with full coverage of the pageantry, the ceremonial swearing-in, the speech, the parade, and more. >> ifill: ray suarez reports on the sights and sounds from the nation's mall, where hundreds of thousands of people from around the country and the world gathered to witness today's events. >> we don't think we'll have one like this president in my lifetime. we're just delighted to be a part of this. >> brown: mark shields and david brooks offer analysis. >> ifill: on this day that coincides with the martin luther king, jr., holiday, we get perspective from presidential historians richard norton smith, annette gordon reed, and beverly gage. >> brown: and we close with the words of a student poet, inspired by the second inaugural to write and perform her work, "change." >> like martin luther king i still have a dream that this nation will rise up and live out the true meaning of its eed and bring the people a new breed change. the mounting death toll in algeria now includes
PBS
Jan 23, 2013 5:30pm PST
. >> brown: and i'm jeffrey brown. on the "newshour" tonight, we offer extended excerpts from today's hearings, where members of congress grilled the secretary of state about what happened during the benghazi raid and who was responsible. >> the fact is we have four dead americs. >> i understand. >> it was becauseave protest or because of guys out for a walk one night and decided to go kill some americans? what difference at this point does it maix? >> ifill: plus, how has the turmoil in north africa overall affected u.s. foreign policy? we get some answers. >> brown: then, two military stories. we get the latest on defense secretary leon panetta's decision to lift the ban on women serving in combat. >> ifill: and we explore the pros and cons of drone warfare and examine the technology behind it-- the subject of tonight's edition of "nova." >> our mind tries to put it in rms of robot or human? but the reality is a mix. >> brown: we close with politics and a look at the way forward for the republican party, beginning with today's house vote to extend the nation's debt limit for three m
PBS
Jan 25, 2013 5:30pm PST
captioning sponsored by macneil/lehrer productions >> brown: a federal court ruled president obama's appointments to the national labor relations board made during a congressional recess were unconstitutional. good evening. i'm jeffrey brown. >> sreenivasan: and i'm hari sreenivasan. on the newshour tonight, we get the latest on the decision and the reaction from the white house. >> brown: then, we hear from two of our newshour colleagues on the road: margaret warner reports from jerusalem on moves in israel to form a new coalition government. >> sreenivasan: and ray suarez updates the high-powered meetings of heads of state, business leaders, and others at the world economic forum in davos, switzerland. >> brown: from mali, lindsey hilsum looks at tensions caused by government troops as they advance into islamist territory. >> sreenivasan: spencer michels has a story about trash and one city's crusade to eliminate all of it. >> reporter: san francisco boasts that it recycles 80% of all garbage, and is aiming for zero waste. but some skeptics don' believe it. >> brown: plus,
PBS
Jan 28, 2013 10:00pm PST
revolt that lead to the toppling of president hosni mubarak. jeffrey brown has our story. >> brown: political violence ravaged egypt for a fifth day after a weekend that saw more than 50 people killed. in cairo, protestors threw rocks and gasoline bombs at riot police. police in turn fired tear gas into the crowds who oppose president mohammed morsi and his islamist dominated government. >> what's happening here in the country is really shameful. destroying the city is not fair. but at the same time the way the police treat people makes tensions heavier because all decisions by morsi's government have been taken out of the public interest. >> brown: security officials said a man described as a by-stander was killed by a gunshot. it was unclear who fired it. and government tanks were on the streets in the cities of suez and port said. they enforced a curfew that an angry president morsi announced last night. >> to end the bloodshed, to maintain security against vandals and law breakers and for the protection of citizens, i have decidedafter rerring to the constitution to announce th
PBS
Jan 21, 2013 9:00pm PST
elizabeth warren in massachusetts who you don't have to think twice about or sherrod brown in ohio and tammy baldwin. i mean, now i've only named a few, but you know, merkley and udall who are champions of this, people who despite the fundraising problem which is gigantic. an open senate seat can be $20 million. well, where's $20 million going to come from? so this is why our democracy initiative is also on voting rights. we have the lowest registration in the world of any democracy, let alone then the turnout. and so, you know, we're on voting rights, mey in politics and senate rules. it's not just one thing. and we're going to need to build a real movement to bring about a 21st-century democracy here. >> your coalition is called the democracy initiative. who's funding your efforts? >> at this point everybody sort of funds it together. i mean, those ads, we're funding a lot of those ads, but it's -- >> "we" being labor? >> yeah, cwa, more than our share because we believe that if we don't restore the democracy, the rest of the things that our members want aren't going to be there. >>
PBS
Jan 21, 2013 4:30pm PST
i.p.a., cappuccino stout and brown shugga. it does just short of $40 million in sales, will produce close to 240,000 barrels of beer in 2012, and be available in all 50 states by the end of the summer, a summer that will see bands playing at its brewery- based performance venue. >> what you find is that every craft brewery has its own unique culture, and it's almost, like, a giant family. >> reporter: jeremy marshall is the head brewer, a job that will get a lot bigger soon. by the fall of 2013, this petaluma expansion will be matched by a bigger project: a second lagunitas brewery in chicago, employing about 100. it will jump the company from being the 17th largest craft brewer in the u.s. to number two, right behind boston brewing and sam adams. >> 14 times a week, a semi-truck leaves loaded with beer, headed for either denver, chicago, new york, maine. and so, now, instead of that beer leaving in trucks, it'll leave from chicago. so the difference in freight times 14 trucks, times 52 weeks, covers the debt service on the entire brewery twice over. >> this is new territory right n
PBS
Jan 21, 2013 8:00am PST
brown. it's a bright sunny day here in washington. temperatures remain in the 30's. that's a bit warmer than four years ago for the president's first inauguration. that of course saw a record-setting crowd, nearly 2 millioneople. no one is expecting anything quite like that this time around but still, folks have been finding spaces on the mall tonight since the sun came up. you can see them setting up spots now. we will be covering the entire inaugural ceremony live. and if you're not at your tv you can watch our live stream on our home page at news hour.pbs.org or follow us on twitter. >> this earmarks the 150th anniversary of the man'spation proclamation. you can see bill and hillary clinton on the podium. there are also people there celebrating the election of the first african-american president. president obama is only the 16th sitting chief executive to be returned to office. he is the first president since dwight eisenhower to win two consecutive elections with more than 51% of the popular vote. he won for the 372 electoral votes to mitt romney's 206 and spent part of the morning
PBS
Jan 28, 2013 9:00pm PST
is that, or, if i may make the comparison, when brown v. board of education was decided, i think it was understood as an incredible affirmation of the humanity and civil rights of african americans. >> desegregating the public schools. >> desegregating the public schools, rejecting separate and unequal. but the truth was, it really didn't desegregate the schools even until today. roe v. wade, which was won, the whole idea of women's equality under the constitution was in its infancy. there had been almost no decisions in 1973 recognizing discrimination against women as prohibited by the constitution. roe v. wade comes down, and it's not understood as an affirmation of women's personhood, that we don't lose our human rights when we become pregnant. but almost overnight the public health situation dramatically improved, not only because women had access to legal abortion, but they didn't have to carry to term pregnancies when they weren't healthy. and so it was a dramatic change in the practicality. but what we're still very much fighting is an understanding and a respect for the fact
PBS
Jan 28, 2013 11:00pm PST
that the cleveland browns left cleveland. art modell moves them to baltimore. so the first real big thing they did was have a draft. and in the first round that day, the first round of that draft they picked ray lewis. it's amazing. that was 1996 and he's still playing here it is 2013. at the most rough-and-tumble position there is, middle linebacker, you get careened around and you get hit, stomped, concussed. when the ravens called them to tell them that he had been drafted, the general manager called him and said "hey, raye, this is ozzie new? general manager in baltimore and we're getting ready to draft you, i wanted to let you know because they hadn't been officially named yet. he said "well mr. newsom, can you tell me, are we going to have a nickname this year? what's our name?" that's how long ago ray lewis was drafted. they didn't have a nickname then >> so much for match, you have quarter back, coach, coach, you have offense, you have defense. so far? >> yeah, i think the most interesting part of this game from a stregic sense what a bunch of very smart veteran baltimore de
PBS
Jan 24, 2013 9:00pm PST
principals, like darrin slade of ron brown middle school, to keep a close eye on teachers who didn't measure up. slade told us he welcomed the pressure. he'd been trying to get rid of poor teachers for years. >> i walked into a teacher's room before and the teacher was asleep. i wrote the teacher up, and the teacher still called the union on me. within the first four months, i had, like 12, grievances from teachers, just because i was going in, asking to see their lesson plan, making sure they were doing their job. >> do you have a sense of a percentage of teachers who are really in need of drastic improvement? >> in this building, we have like six teachers. that's, like, 20, 30 percent of the staff. >> we're actually going to hold them accountable to say, "if you say you have five ineffective teachers, then you either have to show us the plans for how you put in place a professional development program for them and they improved, or you've got to show us what you did about that." >> in the past, nobody had the guts like chancellor rhee, nobody had the mindset of, "i'm going to do wh
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